WORLD YOUTH CHESS OLYMPIAD 2016: SLOVAKIA

WORLD YOUTH CHESS OLYMPIAD 2016: Slovakia: Updated 29/07/16 Day Seven: Friday 29th July 2016 It was the last round today against the Czech Republic. We were easily outgraded on boards 2-4 and lost 1 – 3. However Declan, on board 2, won yet again, and it was against another 2100+ player. Scotland finished in 36th…

LADDER COMPETITION: IMPORTANT UPDATE

LADDER COMPETITION 2015-16 (It`s going to the wire!) The last ladder night takes place this Thursday 4th August and still qualifying places to play for! It`s going to be squeaky bum time on the night if all of the players in contention turn up! Medal Table One: (points) (Two players go through!) Ognyan Dimchev Kolev…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 28th July

Thurs 28th July: Club Update 16 players down at the club which is good for this time of year! RESULTS Summer Rd 2 Oggy 0, Keith Rose 1 (Good win by Keith!) Club Rd 5 Jim Anderson 0, Euan Dawson 1 (Euan is playing better and better each time I see him play!) 5-Minute Grand…

5-MINUTE GRAND PRIX (Last)

The 5th 5-MINUTE GRAND PRIX (Last) Thursday 28th July 2016, 7:30pm sign-in After 4 rounds Declan Shafi is in an unassailable position with one round to go! Only Paul his dad could catch him, but Paul and Declan are not able to make the last one! Runner-up spot is still up for grabs, with Paul…

LADDER SECTION & FINAL 2016

LADDER SECTION & FINAL 2016 With one ladder night left (deadline for the end of the ladder section is Thursday 4th August). The top two players in table one, and the top players in tables 2 & 3 will  qualify for the ladder final. You must have played 5 separate nights to be eligible to…

CASTLEHILL AGM & TROPHY PRESENTATIONS 2016

CASTLEHILL AGM & TROPHY PRESENTATIONS 2016 Our AGM & Trophy Presentations will take place on Thursday 1st September – I will circulate a reminder a week or so in advance. Please let me know of any matters that you would like discussed and of any proposals you wish to put forward. We will, of course,…

The 123rd SCOTTISH CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016

SCOTTISH CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016 (+ weekend event): Report by Ray Noble The 123rd Scottish Championship and International Open: Strathclyde Student Union, 90 John Street, Glasgow G1 1JH, July 9-17, 2016. This year’s event had 4 Grandmasters, 5 International Masters and 2 FIDE Masters The top event which was run over 9 days is the International Open.…

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP 2015-16: Update

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP 2015-16 That`s the 4th round completed and Declan (4) leads by one point from Ray, Andy, Dariusz & Pawel (3). The results of round four now up on website along with the 5th round draw. Please contact your opponent ASAP to find a date. Deadline is Thursday 25th August 2016. Any problems or…

The 123rd Scottish Championship 2016

Scottish Championships 2016 The 123rd Scottish Championship and International Open: Strathclyde Student Union, 90 John Street, Glasgow G1 1JH, July 9-17, 2016. This years event has 4 Grandmasters, 5 International Masters and 2 FIDE Masters The top event which runs over 9 days is the International Open. This includes the Scottish Championship, Scottish Senior Championship,…

CLUB NIGHT UPDATE 14/07/16

Thursday 14th July: Club Update: 19 players down (4 of them juniors!) at the chess club for another great nights chess! The 5-Minute Grand Prix was won by Andy Rowe with 7 wins out of 7! With a wonderful performance Sneha Sripada got 2nd place on 4½, beating both Ray & Graham along the way!…